A wicked Windows zero day is out in the wild without a patch. Google is open sourcing a cool new AI architecture. Instagram wants you to co-watch your feed with a friend. A popular “challenger bank” comes to the US. And the iPad Pro reviews are in.
Links: Microsoft says hackers are attacking Windows users with a new unpatched bug (TechCrunch)Apple promises App Store expansion to 20 new countries starting next month (9to5Mac) Google open-sources framework that reduces AI training costs by up to 80% (VentureBeat)Google opens Stadia Makers program for indie game developers (9to5Google) Google unveils Android Performance Tuner, Android GPU Inspector, and Cloud Firestore for game developers (VentureBeat) Instagram has a new way for people isolated by coronavirus to connect: sharing posts via video chat (CNBC) Exclusive: Disney+ Sees Huge Subscription Spike As Homebound Audiences Clamor For Content (Forbes) Revolut launches its neobank in the US (TechCrunch)Review: Apple iPad Pro (2020) (Wired) APPLE IPAD PRO REVIEW 2020: SMALL SPEC BUMP, BIG CAMERA BUMP (The Verge)
Buy my book for $2.99 (Kindle)
Buy my book for $2.99 (B&N)
How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone
Support Brian's work on the Techmeme Ride Home directly!
For just $5/month, you can subscribe to the ad-free Premium feed.
Full details at tech.supercast.tech
Thank you for your support of Brian and the Techmeme Ride Home!